December 5, 2011
The question then becomes, What is it that we owe to Caesar? What kind of obligations do we have toward the political community to which we belong and the government that guides and directs it?
November 5, 2011
The common good is essentially a moral good, which is to say that it is a good which, once established and faithfully adhered to, enables the members of a political community, the citizens of a state, to live virtuous lives.
June 1, 2011
A popular distinction is stating you are not “religious,” but you are “spiritual.” How is this distinction to be understood, from the point of view of those who propound it and presumably guide their lives by it?
April 5, 2011
How do we define God’s immanence? The immanence of God refers to the fact that He is present in a very special way in everyone who is in the state of sanctifying grace.
December 5, 2009
I can’t have it both ways. If I want my rights to be honored, then I must honor the rights of others; that is, I must acknowledge my responsibilities toward others, and live up to them.
August 9, 2009
From the August, 2009 Newsletter. Practicality is an admirable quality to many, but can be a false and destructive philosophy on life.